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Dunbar joins National Science Olympiad with new chapter

Dunbar joins National Science Olympiad with new chapter

October 7, 2018

Over the past few years, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related activities seem to have exploded in popularity. Previous science based clubs at Dunbar have been targeted towards highly concentrated areas of STEM fields, but juniors Stephen Yin, John Adkins, William Ding, and Mohammad Rashad along with Mrs. Keia Scott-Newsome plan to change that with the introduction of a new...

What’s Your Green Dot?

September 30, 2018

In 1999, Dr. Dorothy Edwards introduced the Green Dot program at the University of Kentucky after she began seeing bystanders step in to stop "red dot behaviors" such as sexual harassment and assault and verbal and physical abuse. Several student groups at UK realized how big of an issue this was and they worked with Dr. Edwards to implement Green Dot on their campus.  The program is a bystander intervention program which ...

Welcoming Dunbar’s New Teachers

Welcoming Dunbar’s New Teachers

September 27, 2018

Mrs. Amanda Brandenburg Mrs. Brandenburg, who has been teaching for 12 years, has digital literacy and engineering classes. In her first five years of teaching, she taught math, which drove her passion for engineering. “I discovered that engineering was way more fun,” said Mrs. Brandenburg. “But we always apply it, and we know why we’re doing the math.” She attended the University o...

Dunbar’s Marching Band’s REDemption

Dunbar’s Marching Band’s REDemption

September 20, 2018

Marching Band’s production, REDemption, is about coming back from a loss. It's about going from bad and choosing to be better. “Last year’s show, Whirl, was the first time in years we didn’t make it to finals," freshman Daniel Roenker said.  "So this year we’re supposed to be redeeming ourselves from last year."  On Sept. 15 the marching band competed against 12 other schools at Boyle County High School, and they won the music caption. The music caption means th...

Senior Tailgate 2018

September 18, 2018

Teachers Give Advice To Seniors

June 1, 2018

The class of 2018 has graduated, and now adult life is upon them. These teachers have advice for surviving in the real world. Check it out.

Seniors Share College Plans

May 31, 2018

Several Dunbar students let us know where they're heading next year.

I’m Sorry, So Sorry

May 30, 2018

Teenagers don't always make the best decisions, and sometimes, apologies are in order. Here are some Dunbar seniors' "teacher apologies."

Gay-Straight Alliance “Breaks the Silence”

Gay-Straight Alliance “Breaks the Silence”

April 30, 2018

The annual Day of Silence on April 27 was celebrated at Dunbar by the school's Gay-Straight Alliance chapter led by English teacher, Mrs. Amber Faris. This year, around 10 students participated, but not all made it through the day without speaking. Since 1996, GLSEN sponsors the annual day of action to spread awareness about the effects of the bullying and harassment of LGBT students. As part of t...

It Means What?

April 30, 2018

Lamplighter quizzed Dunbar teachers on the slang heard in our school's hallways. Let's see how many words and phrases they could figure out!